CA Asset Building Coalition Event Update: Agenda

From Getting By to Getting Ahead:

Paving the Way for Financial Success in California

A statewide symposium to support asset building programs and policies in California

December 4, 2012

8 am – 4 pm

Holiday Inn Fresno Downtown 1055 Van Ness Avenue, Fresno, CA 93721

Registration information: http://cabcassetbuilding2012.eventbrite.com/#

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Protect Your Identity Week: Events in California

Protect Your Identity Week: October 20-27

Events in California

Protect Your Identity Day
2001 F Street Bakersfield, CA 93301
10/20/12 at 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

FREE and SECURE Shredding and e-waste recycling. SECURELY recycle computers, cell phones and other electronics that store personal data. Enter a chance to wind Talladeg Frights tickets. Get a FREE La Rosa Bar. Get information . . . → Read More: Protect Your Identity Week: Events in California

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What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding

The Internet has become an inexpensive and easy way for individuals and businesses to raise money for their activities. Congress recently passed the JOBS Act, which directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to create rules exempting crowdfunding from the securities registration laws. Once implemented these rules will remove restrictions on start-up companies . . . → Read More: What is Crowdfunding?

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2012 National Financial Capability Challenge – Participation Statistics National and California

2012 National Financial Capability Challenge – Participation Statistics

Total number of students: 80,024

National average score: 69%

Number of perfect scores: 583

Number of students in top 20 percent: 18,518

Total number of participating educators: 2,074

Total number of participating public (NCES) schools: 1,525

Total number of other organizations participating (home schools, after-school programs, youth groups, etc.): 234

States with the highest average scores:

State
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Happy California Financial Literacy Month!

Happy California Financial Literacy Month!

2012 Theme: Helping Californians Make Informed Financial Decisions

Get involved.

Have fun.

Follow CAFLM on Twitter @CAFLM

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Reverse Mortgages – Is One Right For You?

Reverse Mortgages – Is One Right For You?

The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) released a new brochure this week on reverse mortgages. The 52-page brochure explains the pros and cons of reverse mortgages, a loan product geared towards senior citizens.

What is a Reverse Mortgage?
When is a Reverse Mortgage right for you?
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CAFLM Blog will Feature a Financial Literacy Program Every Day in March

In preparation of California Financial Literacy Month, April 2012, the CAFLM blog will feature a financial literacy program, service, or resource every day during the month of March. We did this last year with excellent results. Note: the CAFLM blog has had over a million hits since it was launched in August 2010.

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Home Preservation Events by Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo is conducting a series of Home Preservation Workshops as part of their Leading the Way Home program.

Locations, Dates and Other Details

Sacramento, California

February 8 – 9, 2012 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sacramento Convention Center

Hall D & C

1400 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

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Ontario, California

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2012 Financial Literacy Events, Initiatives and Resources

2012 Financial Literacy Events, Initiatives and Resources

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EVENTS (Through April 2012)

InvestWrite Essay Competition
Nationwide
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association Foundation (SIFMA) needs volunteers to score essays for its InvestWrite national student essay competition. Judging is done entirely online, without phone calls or meetings. The foundation provides helpful instructions . . . → Read More: 2012 Financial Literacy Events, Initiatives and Resources

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Keep Your Home California on YouTube

Keep Your Home California

Keep Your Home California . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home California on YouTube

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